Jalen Hurts Inks New Extension With Philadelphia Eagles – Why It Makes History
The Philadelphia Eagles are doubling down on their commitment to quarterback Jalen Hurts, making NFL history in the process.
If you've been waiting to invest in a Jalen Hurts jersey, I think you're safe to get one now, because the Eagles just re-invested in Hurts BIG TIME.
According to ESPN, the Eagles and Hurts have reached an agreement on a $255 million contract extension that will keep the NFC championship-winning QB around for another five years.
In inking that extension, Jalen Hurts is now officially the NFL's highest-paid professional football player ever.
Even better, Hurts extension reportedly includes the Philadelphia Eagles inaugural 'no-trade clause'.
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If he wasn't already, Jalen's gonna be rolling in the dough as this new contract guarantees him $179.3 million.
Before Hurts made history with this extension, the $230M deal Deshaun Watson signed with the Cleveland Browns was the most lucrative in NFL history.